A cautionary note about labels!

January 6, 2008

In my first blog I used many labels to describe myself ("schizoaffective disorder," "feminist," "lesbian," etc.), but I think it is important for us all to remember that people are complex beings who in reality are always more than a mere label. Unfortunately, words are all we have to describe ourselves and while they can be quite powerful, they are still symbols that cannot ever fully describe one's true essence.

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